Liontrust expands International distribution

Liontrust Asset Management Plc (Liontrust), the specialist fund management group, has recruited James Beddall to work alongside Jonathan Hughes-Morgan as co-head of International Sales. Liontrust is in the process of setting up a Branch Office in Luxembourg, where James Beddall is based, subject to appropriate regulatory approvals.

James Beddall joins Jonathan Hughes-Morgan in selling Liontrust’s Dublin range of funds through global banks, private banks, multi-managers and institutional investors internationally, with the primary focus being on Continental Europe. He will market the funds in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, the Benelux and Nordic regions. Jonathan Harbottle, Head of Institutional Sales, will retain responsibility for some clients in continental Europe.

James Beddall, who has 17 years of experience in international sales, has joined Liontrust from F&C Investments where he was Head of International Wholesale Sales. He moved to Thames River Capital in 2007, which was then acquired by F&C in September 2010.